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Senators Host Out-of-State Weekend Getaway for Leadership PAC

Whether you call it "recess" or "district work period," August is the month when members of Congress are supposed to go home to meet with constituents, hold town hall meetings, and generally reconnect with their state or district.

It's also a good time to raise money. While many House members and Senators have fundraisers scheduled this month back home, one we noticed happening this weekend sticks out.

Crapo Attended Fundraiser with BP Lobbyist Before Hearing on Oil Subsidies

Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), a member of a Senate committee holding a hearing today on oil and gas subsidies, was scheduled to attend a fundraiser this morning that was hosted by a lobbyist who represents oil giant BP.